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Leaders in Forensic Investigation

Hawkins has been committed to providing high quality forensic investigation services to our clients since 1980.

About Us

For 40 years, Hawkins has been a well-established and respected firm specialising in forensic investigation and root cause analysis for the insurance, legal and risk management professions.

We are a growing company, currently with eight offices in key locations around the United Kingdom and offices in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, with an ever increasing number of experts covering many disciplines. Our forensic scientists and engineers investigate a wide range of losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems. Visit our Services page for more information on the disciplines we cover.

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required:

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic preview
  • Forensic Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

If you think you might have the need for an investigator please contact us by telephone or email and we will do our best to help you.

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Latest News

Hawkins Welcomes Materials Engineer Giuseppe Scatigno

24th Nov 2022

Hawkins welcomes chartered materials engineer Dr Guiseppe Scatigno to our Bristol Office. Giuseppe graduated with a 1st Class Master’s Degree in Materials Science and Nuclear Engineering from Imperial College London. During this period, he worked at ...

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Celebrating 10 and 20 Years with Hawkins

19th Oct 2022

We would like to congratulate Helen Rosser and Dr Jake Irwin on 10 years of investigations with Hawkins, and thank Jo Sears on 20 years of invaluable support. Helen Rosser is a Senior Associate in our London Office and has been investigating fire incident ...

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Hawkins Welcomes Materials Engineer Gerald Deshais

13th Oct 2022

Hawkins welcomes materials engineer Gerald Deshais to our Bristol Office. Gerald completed his PhD in Materials Science at the University of Cambridge in 1999, where he investigated the resistance of 7XXX alloys to stress corrosion cracking on behalf ...

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Hawkins 2022 Webinars: The Reigate Office Series

12th Oct 2022

Our Reigate Office team have created a series of webinars on how Hawkins investigates a broad range of incidents in the fields of architecture, civil engineering, contamination, fire, dangerous chemicals, digital forensics and plant pathology. CLICK HERE ...

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Hawkins Hosts CPD & Drinks Evening at Trinity House

7th Oct 2022

On 22nd September, Hawkins welcomed guests to Trinity House for an evening of CPD presentations and drinks, reintroducing our annual event following a hiatus since 2019. It was excellent to see so many familiar and new faces, and to introduce some of ...

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If you are seeking a career in forensic consultancy, email us at [email protected] and attach your CV together with a summary of your area of experise, experience, and what you can bring to the team.

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